Western Washington University to offer Holocaust studies
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Students at Western Washington University can minor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies with a new program that will be offered starting this fall.
Man killed after being struck by train in Bellingham
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A man has died after being hit by a train in Bellingham, Washington.
Gus Melonas, a spokesman with Burlington Northern Santa Fe, told The Bellingham Herald that...
Wife sues Washington city for using dead man’s body
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The wife of a deceased man whose body was used for emergency intubation training has filed a lawsuit against a Washington city.
State says no discipline in intubation of body in Bellingham
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — None of the Bellingham Fire Department employees involved in the intubation of a man's body will be disciplined by the Washington State Department of Health, but the...
Cocaine found with bananas at 3 Washington state stores
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say cocaine valued at more than $1 million has been found with shipments of bananas at three Safeway grocery stores in Washington state.
Western Washington University student shot and killed
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Police say a 22-year-old student was shot and killed near Western Washington University in Bellingham, and a man was arrested after turning himself in.
Washington private school delays classes after vandalism
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A private school in Washington state is delaying the start of the school year by one week after officials say vandals caused about $250,000 in damage to the...
Man found near river with no memory of how he got there
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A 33-year-old man who wasn't wearing pants or shoes was rescued from the bank of the Nooksack River south of Lynden after apparently falling down at least part of an...
SEATTLE (AP) — A Marysville Fire District aid car driven by a firefighter struck and killed a pedestrian as it returned from a trip to the hospital.
2 killed in Western Washington motorcycle accidents
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says two motorcyclists were killed in separate crashes in Western Washington.
KOMO reports troopers responded to the first deadly crash at about...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Workplace regulators have an opened an investigation into the death of Washington state construction worker who was hit by dump truck.
Woman walking on Bellingham highway struck, killed
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was killed when she was struck by a car while walking in the middle of a Bellingham highway.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The brother of a man whose body was used for medical training has filed a lawsuit against a Washington state city.
The Seattle Times reported Wednesday that Robert...
GLACIER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a Mukilteo hiker who went missing at the Mt. Baker Ski Area this week was found dead two days later at the bottom of a steep cliff.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Department of Health has suspended the credential of a nurse after she failed to show up for drug screenings.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of making a bomb threat at a movie theater in Washington state has been charged with additional counts.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state are investigating an attack on a taxi driver.
The Bellingham Herald reported Monday that a 32-year-old male taxi driver was assaulted...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A man found guilty of kidnapping, raping and murdering a young woman nearly 30 years ago near Bellingham has been sentenced to nearly 27 years in prison.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The Coast Guard had to help nearly a dozen camp kayakers that became stranded in choppy conditions near the San Juan Islands.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Frozen red raspberries from a Washington state farm are being recalled across the western U.S.
WinCo Foods says it sold frozen red raspberries manufactured by Rader...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A Christian organization has fired a Bellingham teenager from his job as a camp counselor because he is gay.
The Bellingham Herald reports Jace Taylor says he was...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping his wife, who was a service member at a military base in Washington state.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Three current and former journalism students at Western Washington University are suing the administration to obtain the names of students found to have committed violent...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 68-year-old woman was killed and a 63-year-old man was injured when their motorcycle crashed in northwestern Washington state.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A Whatcom County jury has found a man guilty of first-degree murder in the death of an 18-year-old woman nearly three decades ago.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A fishing boat captain who dumped sandblast waste into southeast Alaska waters was ordered to pay $10,000 and perform 40 hours of community service.
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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A dam that diverts river water to Washington state's Lake Whatcom will be removed next year as part of a project that aims to restore salmon habitat.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — U.S. Navy officials say a search and rescue helicopter retrieved an injured skier from near the summit of Mount Baker in northern Washington state.
BELLINHAM, Wash. (AP) — A former Bellingham preschool teacher will spend the next two decades in prison for sexually abusing a now 24-year-old man for years.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Officials say one person died in a vehicle crash and fire that has closed the Peace Arch border crossing between Blaine, Washington and Surrey, British Columbia.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A salmon-farming company has agreed to pay $332,000 in fines after one of its floating pens collapsed in 2017, releasing a quarter-million nonnative Atlantic salmon into...
Kent man suspected of murder arrested at Canadian border
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of fatally shooting a man and leaving his body in an Auburn vacant lot in March was arrested Saturday while trying to cross the Canadian...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — State wildlife officials are again setting limits on Nooksack River chinook salmon because of projected low returns.
The Bellingham Herald reports a statement issued...
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials in western Montana have intercepted a boat carrying invasive mussels.
The Montana Standard in Butte reports staff at the Anaconda watercraft inspection...
Officer driving through red light hits, injures motorist
FERNDALE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 64-year-old woman was hospitalized after an officer in an unmarked police SUV drove through a red light and hit her vehicle near Bellingham.
Authorities identify bicyclist killed in train collision
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have identified the bicyclist who died after he was struck by an Amtrak Cascades passenger train in Bellingham earlier this week.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Police say a bicyclist was killed after colliding with an Amtrak Cascades passenger train in Bellingham.
The Bellingham Herald reports Bellingham Fire and Police...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state city is planning changes to make streets safer for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.
Bellingham residents can expect to see substantial changes...
Nursing assistant’s license suspended for scamming woman
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Department of Health has suspended the license of a nursing assistant who took over $100,000 from an elderly Blaine woman she was caring for and then...
2 men drown after dog fell though ice on frozen pond
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Two men drown after one tried to rescue a dog that fell through a frozen pond, and a neighbor tried to rescue the first man.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A former longtime Bellingham city employee and Special Olympics coach will go to prison for having child pornography and videotaping female employees in a changing area at...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A prosecutor says police in northern Washington state acted legally when they shot a man who attacked them with a crossbow.
Bellingham airport reopens after small plane flips
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A wind gust is being blamed for flipping a small airplane with two people upside down on the main runway at Bellingham International Airport.
Officials: Fire at Bellingham pet store is suspicious
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say the cause of a fire at a Bellingham pet store is suspicious.
The city's police and fire departments said Wednesday the fire at the Hohl Feed and...
Fire destroys feed store in downtown Bellingham
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Crews battled a fire that destroyed a feed store in downtown Bellingham, Washington.
KIRO-TV reports the fire started at Hohl Pet & Garden at about 4 a.m. Monday. The store sold pet, feed, seeds and garden supplies as well as some small animals.
Remains of missing woman found in woods, death suspicious
VERLOT, Wash. (AP) — The remains of a missing Whatcom County woman have been found in the woods off the Mountain Loop Highway.
The Daily Herald reports the death of Vera Izhevskiy is considered suspicious, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.
Izhevskiy, from the Maple Falls area, was last seen alive on Nov. 10, 2016, in Bellingham. She was 25.
Liz Lovelett appointed to Washington Senate seat
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A member of the Anacortes City Council will replace former Sen. Kevin Ranker in the Washington state Senate.
The Bellingham Herald reports Democrat Liz Lovelett was appointed to the seat Tuesday following a vote by a special joint session of the boards and councils of Whatcom, Skagit and San Juan counties, which make up the 40th District.
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